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BWF World Tour Finals | PV Sindhu starts campaign with comprehensive win while Sameer Verma loses to Momota

In a mixed day for India at the BWF World Tour Finals, PV Sindhu has registered a comprehensive 24-22, 21-15 victory over Akane Yamaguchi to progress to the second round. The only other Indian to have qualified for the tournament, Sameer Verma, however, has lost to Kento Momota in straight games.
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reportbadmintona month ago

BWF SaarLorLux Open | Subhankar Dey enters final after beating Ren Pengbo in tough encounter

Subhankar Dey has been on a roll at the SaarLorLux Open in Germany and has got the better of China’s Ren Pengbo 21-18, 11-21, 24-22 to enter the finals of the tournament. In the final, the Bengal boy will lock horns with England’s Rajiv Ouseph, who beat Toma Junior Popov in the other semifinal.
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reportbadminton3 months ago

China Open | PV Sindhu advances to pre-quarter finals; Saina Nehwal crashes out

India’s Day 1 China Open campaign produced a mixed result as PV Sindhu beat World No. 39 Saena Kawakami 21-15, 21-13 while Saina Nehwal lost to Korea's Sung Ji Hyun. On the other hand, in men's doubles Manu Attri and B Sumeeth Reddy beat Liao Min Chun and Su Ching Heng to enter the second round.
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reportbadminton4 months ago

Vietnam Open | Ajay Jayaram, Mithun Manjunath book semi-final berth; Rituparna Das crashes out

Indian shuttlers Ajay Jayaram and Mithun Manjunath have fought hard to qualify for the semi-finals in the men’s singles category at the 2018 Vietnam Open. However, their compatriot Rituparna Das has crashed out of the tournament after losing to Thailand’s Phittayaporn Chaiwan.
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reportbadminton6 months ago

BWF Malaysia Open | Srikanth and Sindhu book quarter final berth; Saina crashes out

Top Indian seeds Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu secured safe passage into the quarter final of the Malaysia Open with wins over Wang Tzu Wei and Ting Ying Lee respectively. However, in what turned out to be mixed day of result for India, Saina Nehwal was ousted by second seed Akane Yamaguchi.
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reportbadminton7 months ago

Australian Open | Indian challenge ends as Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy lose in semis

India’s campaign at the Australian Open ended in the men’s doubles semi-final as the pair of Manu Attri and Sumeeth Reddy suffered defeat on Saturday. The third-seeded Indian pair fought hard against top-seed Indonesian pair Berry Angriawan and Hardianto Hardianto but went down 17-21, 15-21.
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reportbadminton9 months ago

German Open | Indian challenge ends as Pranaav Chopra-Sikki Reddy and Subhankar Dey bow out

The Indian mixed duo of Pranaav Jerry Chopra and Sikki Reddy were ousted from the ongoing BWF German Open as they faced a 18-21, 19-21 loss to Tinn Isriyanet and Pacharapun Chochuwong. In the men’s singles category, Subhankar Dey also faced a defeat in straight games of 21-7, 21-6.
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reportbadminton10 months ago

Badminton Asia Team Championship | India bow out of tournament with twin loss

The PV Sindhu led Indian women's team faced a 1-3 loss against Indonesia in the quarter-finals which resulted in team’s exit from the Asia Team Badminton Championship. The same result occurred in the men’s quarter-final where Indian men’s team bowed out after registering a 1-3 loss to China.
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reportbadminton10 months ago

Badminton Asia Team Championships | Both India men and women teams enter quarterfinals

Despite losing the match yesterday, India’s both men’s and women's teams have qualified for the quarterfinals of the Badminton Asia Team Championships in Malaysia. The Indian women finished second in Group W to qualify for the knock-out while Indian men’s had already qualified for the same stage.
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reportbadminton10 months ago

Badminton Asia Team Championships | Kidambi Srikanth and co. blank Maldives 5-0

Kidambi Srikanth was at his attacking best against the Maldives leaking just 11 points to lead his side to a convincing 5-0 victory over the opponents yesterday. After Srikanth, Sai Praneeth and Sameer Verma won their respective matches before the doubles teams inflicted a bagel in the tie.
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